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Biochemical Imbalances in the Nonhealing Wound
Biochemical Imbalances in the Nonhealing Wound

Every podiatrist will sometime in their career have a patient with an ulcer that just won`t heal. The reason that the chronic wound exists is discussed in this lecture by Dr. Driver. The lecture discusses the balance between cytokines and growth factors in wound healing. She also talks of ..

Author: Vickie Driver, DPM,MS,FACFAS

The Role of Bacteria and Their Toxins in Retarding Wound Healing
The Role of Bacteria and Their Toxins in Retarding Wound Healing

Dr. Donohue discusses the role of bacteria in the development of the non-healing, chronic wound. The presentation begins with a review of current concepts of wound healing, specifically, the stages of wound healing, angiogenesis, principles of limb preservation and a diagnostic and treatment ..

Author: Cornelius Donohue, III, DPM

Understanding Topical Silver Treatment in Wound Care
Understanding Topical Silver Treatment in Wound Care

This lecture reviews the significant history of the medical and scientific uses of silver, both ancient and modern. Many of the more popular types of silver dressings are discussed and their chemical actions are explained. The limitations of these dressings, as well as the benefits, are discussed, i..

Author: Kathleen Satterfield, DPM